Acts under the general supervision of the Director of Service or an assigned Attending. Performs routine histories and physical examinations; performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests and/or procedures as detailed in the department specific scope of care. Provides care to patients of all ages.
-Job requires completion of NYS-approved program for training of physician studies.
-Registration with New York State as Physician Assistant. Certification with National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant. Certification required with the American Heart Association as provider of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
-High levels of analytical ability required to effectively and expeditiously diagnose and treat medical/surgical problems under the direction of a physician.
-Interacts with various internal hospital medical, administrative and professional staff in the course of routine clinical duties. High degree of responsibility required for daily contact with patients and their families.